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Risk Adjustment Documentation

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    Can anyone tell me if it is proper to conduct chart audits in SNF facilities for the purpose of Risk Adjustment. I have a couple of PCP's that visit patients at SNF facilities but I am not sure if it will be proper to audit those charts.
    Thanks,
    Elizabeth M. CPC
    Elizabeth M., CCS, CPC, ICD-10 CM/PCS
    Multi Specialty Coder/Compliance Auditor/ICD-10 Educator

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    I believe SNF facility documentation is unacceptable for risk adjustment coding, but documentation by physicans of patient visits there is an exception.

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